Are you a person who doesn't mind hundreds (or thousands) of unread emails in your inbox? Or do you prefer to keep your inbox pristine? If you prefer it pristine, do you ever find it hard to keep that way? Me too. I deleted over 4,000 emails last week. 4,818 to be exact. I … [Read more...] about How to (re)organize your email in 5 easy steps
As a working mom (or, really, all busy women), reading time is precious. I love to read, so it’s something I prioritize. It’s rare for any of us to have built-in lengthy blocks of time to read, but with some creativity, it’s possible to use “found time” to read every day. Here … [Read more...] about Five simple reading strategies for busy women
The gas gauge flashed. 9 miles to empty. 9 miles to empty?! How did that happen? Wasn’t it just 35 miles? Oh, right. That had been three days ago, and I had repeatedly put off filling the tank. I recently returned from a business trip, and had been late to one thing … [Read more...] about Can you afford not to fill your tank today?
Problem-solving skills. They're critical. And yet, how often do we think through how we can improve our skills? Not often? Well, let's change that. Let's examine 5 simple ideas to improve your problem-solving skills at work and in life, courtesy of a recent pediatrician … [Read more...] about 5 simple ideas to improve your problem-solving skills
How many times have you been the newbie in a certain situation where someone throws out terms, acronyms, perhaps even topics that are completely foreign to you? Did you feel lost? Confused? Like an outsider? It’s a painful experience. It’s also an experience that can be … [Read more...] about One magic question that will help simplify your communication